Resources

Many valuable resources are available for parents and families. We have included links to several of the most helpful and popular resources on a wide variety of child-related topics here for your convenience. We would appreciate your feedback after you review some of them.

  • www.naeyc.org - information on NAEYC accreditation
  • www.choosemyplate.gov - Nutrition guidelines from the USDA (My Plate replaced the Food Pyramid)
  • www.zerotothree.org - offers parents and professional information, publications, and training resources
  • www.childrenmusic.org - Eight main areas, from a list of local musical appearances to a section called "pipsqueaks", with hundreds of links to children's song lyrics
  • www.artswire.org/~kenroar/lessons/lessons.html - The "lessons" pages on this website have art activity ideas to use with children, from preschool up through high school levels
  • www.crayola.com - Are education section, with lesson ideas, teaching techniques, a science lab, and more
  • www.foodsafety.org - Database of resources and articles on all aspects of food safety
  • www.cpsc.gov - Latest recall information on many child-related products, from care seats to sippy cups
  • www.fns.usda.gov/fncs/ - Food education for consumers, families and schools; research and resources including information on the food pyramid, economics, nutritional content, and more.
  • www.everythingpreschool.com

kids playing at bemis farms 

Where Kids Meet Nature

Feeding the giraffes at Binder Park Zoo.